The Volpe Report with John Chrin

In our continuing effort to bring to you the major party candidates for both Northeast Pennsylvania Congressional races, as well as the state-wide races, we are pleased to have in studio today John Chrin republican candidate for United States Congress in the 8th Congressional district. This means his opponent on November 6th will be 3 term Democratic incumbent Matt Cartwright. Recently John and his wife Maria, purchased property in the 8th District of Pennsylvania although he had previously been living in New Jersey prior to the primary election in May. Continue reading

Chrin Statement on Cartwright Voting No on Bill to Make Middle Class Tax Cuts Permanent

(Scranton, PA) – Today, John Chrin released the following statement on the news Rep. Matt Cartwright voted against the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018 which would make the Middle-class tax cuts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act permanent.   “Matt Cartwright just doesn’t get it. He continues to vote against the interests of his Northeastern Pennsylvania constituents. His priority should be to make the Middle-class tax cuts permanent, so the hardworking families of the 8th district can continue to keep more of their hard-earned money.” said Chrin.  Continue reading

Matt Cartwright breaking promise on additional debates

Despite agreeing weeks ago to additional debates in the 8th Congressional District, liberal-progressive Matt Cartwright appears to be breaking his promise to debate Republican nominee John Chin in each of the counties in the 8th District, depriving voters the chance to compare their candidates on a number of specific issues. Continue reading

Chrin Statement on Cartwright Not Accepting Two Proposals for Additional Debates

(Scranton, PA) – Today, John Chrin released the following statement on the news Rep. Matt Cartwright has not agreed to two separate debate proposals offered. Cartwright’s campaign has been approached by two separate organizations with two separate proposals for debates: the Pike and Wayne joint Chambers of Commerce and the American Democracy Project at East Stroudsburg University, who would hold the event at Northampton Community College, Monroe campus. Both proposals, John immediately agreed to when offered. Cartwright’s campaign appears to be dragging their feet to run out the clock. Continue reading

Chrin Statement on Hazleton City Councilman Jim Perry Endorsement

(Scranton, PA) – Today, John Chrin announced the endorsement of Hazleton City Councilman Jim Perry. “John Chrin has already shown a willingness to reach out to local officials like myself when discussing what is needed for us here locally to grow the local Hazleton economy. He is a leader against sanctuary cities and has an impressive background from his years in finance. I support his candidacy and I look forward to partnering with John on bringing economic development opportunities to Hazleton.” said Councilman Perry. Continue reading

Chrin advocates economic plan

Republican congressional candidate John Chrin envisions developing Lackawanna County into a center for research on battery storage of electricity, a focus that he thinks could transform the region’s economy. Citing the development of the massive Invenergy natural-gas powered electricity plant in Jessup, Chrin said a focus on battery storage and developing an electrical grid resistant to cyber threats and terrorism could attract new manufacturing. Continue reading

Chrin Statement on West Hazleton Mayor John Chura Endorsement

(Scranton, PA) – Today, John Chrin announced the endorsement of West Hazleton Mayor John Chura. “John Chrin is the candidate we need to represent West Hazleton and the surrounding areas in Congress. I am proud to endorse him to be the next Congressman. I’ve gotten to know John and see him as the type of leader needed in Congress. Our area wishes to have more family-sustaining job opportunities so that our youth stay in the region. Having met with John multiple times, I am most impressed by his background doing economic deals. I believe he would be a real asset to our region.” said Mayor Chura.  Continue reading

Chrin Statement on Former Hazleton Mayor Joe Yannuzzi Endorsement

(Scranton, PA) – Today, John Chrin announced the endorsement of former Hazleton Mayor Joe Yannuzzi.   “I support John Chrin because John has his pulse on the issues that matter most to Hazleton residents. He understands the harm that sanctuary cities can do, the need for further area economic development in Hazleton, and understands the complex financial issues of our time. Having closely followed this congressional race, I know John values Hazleton and will be a strong advocate for our future.” said Mayor Yannuzzi.  Continue reading

Chrin outlines differences with Cartwright

PLAINS TWP. — John Chrin says four main issues divide him and U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, his opponent for the 8th Congressional District seat in the November election. Chrin, a 55-year-old Republican who lives in Barrett Twp., Monroe County, stopped at the Cafe in Plains Twp. on Tuesday for a lunchtime meet-and-greet with local supporters. Chrin said he and Cartwright, a Democrat from Moosic, do not agree on economic development; “job-stifling” regulation; health care; and sanctuary cities. Continue reading

Chrin brings his congressional campaign to Luzerne County

WILKES-BARRE — John Chrin brought his congressional campaign to Luzerne County on Tuesday, stopping at four locations to, as he says, “put his finger on the pulse of voters.” Chrin stopped in Hazle Township to tour Atlantic Carbon Coal’s strip mining operation and then stopped at Immanuel Christian School, 725 N. Locust St., Hazleton. Before heading to Pulverman Manufacturing in Dallas, Chrin visited Two Jacks Cycle & Powersports, 338 Coal St., Wilkes-Barre. Continue reading